Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment Form Portal 2021/22 | Apply at www.gafrecruitment.com

Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment Form 2021 | Apply at www.gafrecruitment.com

Hi! Are you looking for information about the Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment or you are aware about the recruitment and cannot proceed in Applying for the Job? You are at the right place because this article will give you vital information concerning the GAF Recruitment 2021. 

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Do you have what it takes to become an Army Officer? if yes, then you have to read this guide very careful to claim the Job you’re looking for.

There are some frequently asked questions by Visitors of this page which includes:

  • When would the Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment Commence?
  • How Much is the Armed Forces Recruitment Form
  • When is the closing date for the GAF  Recruitment Exercise?
  • What are the Requirements for the GAF Recruitment Exercise?
  • How can i Apply for the GAF Recruitment?
  • What are the Academic Qualifications for the GAF Recruitment?

Before we commence we would like to inform you that the GAF Official Website is www.gafrecruitment.com.  All frequently asked questions would be treated immensely in this page below.

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Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment Requirements 2021

  • Nationality: Be a Ghanaian citizen by birth
  • Age: Must not be less than 18 years of age or more than 30 years of age.
  • Applicants must possess a minimum of 5 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB with credit passes in English and Mathematics.
  • Applicants must be aged between 18-25 years
  • Applicants must be medically, physically, and psychologically fit and must not be less than 1.67m tall for male and 1.64m tall for female.
  • Applicants must print their completed online forms, guarantor form and submit it at the examination / screening and recruitment centre.

All appllicants MUST have readily available scanned copy of their

  1. SSCE/GCE Result
  2. Birth Certificate Result
  3. FSLC Result
  4. LGA Certificate
  5. Passport Photograph

NOTE: All candidates must undergo medical examination before final selection.

GAF Recruitment Available Positions 2021/2022

Army Candidates

a. Infantry/Armour/Artillery/Military Police

REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates applying for this position MUST have 6 Credits (not less than Grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics.

b. Pay Corps:

Candidates applying for this position MUST possess any of the following:

  1. Six Credits (not less than Grade C6 including English and Mathematics) at WASSCE with Accounting or Business options.
  2. RSA Stage III in Accounting.
  3. Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting Option).
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c. Engineer Corps

Applicants MUST have any of the following:

(1) Electrician

REQUIREMENTS:

  • GES Intermediate Certificate in Electrical Installation.
  • COTVET Certificate II in Electrical Works.
  • City and Guilds Certificate in Electrical Engineering.
  • Electrical Engineering Technology Part I (GES).

(2)  Plant Mechanics/ Fitters

REQUIREMENTS:

  • GES Intermediate Certificate in Plant Mechanic/Fitting.
  • GES Certificate in Plant Mechanic/Fitting.
  • COTVET Certificate II in Plant Mechanic/Fitting.
  • City and Guilds Certificate in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering.

(3)  Survey Assistants.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. GES Intermediate Certificate in Surveying.
  2. COTVET Certificate II in Surveying.
  3. Certificate in Surveying (GSSM)

(4)  Painting/Sign Writing

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. GES Intermediate Certificate in Painting/Sign Writing.
  2. COTVET Certificate II in Painting/Sign Writing.
  3. City and Guilds Certificate in Painting/Sign Writing.

(5)  Plumbers/Masons

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. GES Intermediate Certificate in Plumbing/Masonry.
  2. COTVET Certificate II in Plumbing/Masonry.
  3. City and Guilds Certificate in Plumbing/Masonry.

(6)  Carpentry

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. GES Intermediate Certificate in Wood Construction Technology.
  2. GES or COTVET Certificate II in Wood Construction Technology.
  3. City and Guilds Certificate in Carpentry/Joinery.

 

(7)  Welders/ Steel Benders

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. GES Intermediate Certificate in Welding and Fabrication Technology.
  2. GES Certificate in Welding and Fabrication Technology.
  3. COTVET Certificate II in Welding and Fabrication Technology.

 

(8)  Topo/Architectural Draughtsman

REQUIREMENTS:

  • GES Intermediate Certificate in Architectural Drawing.
  • COVET Certificate II in Architectural Drawing.

 

(9)  Plant Operators

(Grader, Excavator, Dozer, Backhoe, Wheel Loader, Low Bed and Compactor Roller).

REQUIREMENTS:

  • GES Intermediate Certificate in any of the plants stated above.
  • COTVET Certificate II in any of the plants stated above.

 

D. Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Corps (EME)

All candidates applying for this position MUST have any of the following:

(1) Vehicle Mechanics 

REQUIREMENTS:

(Must possess at least a valid Driving Licence Class B with any of the under listed certificates).

  • GES Intermediate Certificate in Motor Vehicle Engineering.
  • GES or COTVET Certificate II in Vehicle Technology.
  • City and Guilds Intermediate (Internal combustion Engines and Motor Vehicles).
  • City and Guilds Certificate in Motor Vehicle Engineering.
  • Diploma in Automobile Engineering (GES).
  • Certificate in Automobile Engineering (GES).

(2) Electronics/Auto Electrician

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. GES Intermediate Certificate in Electronics/Auto Electrician.
  2. GES or COTVET Certificate II in Electronics/Auto Electrician.
  3. City and Guilds in Electronics/Auto Electrician.
  4. Diploma in Automobile Electrical Engineering (GES).
  5. Certificate in Automobile Electrical Engineering (GES).

(3) Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technology

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. GES Intermediate Certificate in Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technology.
  2. COTVET Certificate II in Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technology.
  3. City and Guilds in Refrigeration Technology.
  4. Diploma in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineering (GES).
  5. Certificate in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineering (GES).

(4)   Metal Smith & Weapon Fitters

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certificate in Welding and Fabrication (GES Intermediate Certificate II/COTVET Certificate II).
  • City and Guilds Certificate in Electric and Gas Welding.

(5)  Driver Recovery Mechanics

  • GES Intermediate Certificate/COTVET Certificate II in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Diploma/Certificate in Driver Recovery Engineering (GES).

(6)  Carpenter/Sprayer

REQUIREMENTS:

  • GES Intermediate Certificate/COTVET Certificate II in Wood Construction Technology and Creative Art Technology.
  • Diploma/Certificate in Auto Body Spraying and Painting Engineering.
  • City and Guilds Certificate in Carpentry and Painting.

E. Signals Corps

(1)  Operation Group

REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible for this position, applicants MUST have 6 credits (not less than Grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics.

Possession of a valid driving licence is an advantage.

(2) Radio Technician

To be eligible for this position, candidates MUST have Mathematics, Physics, Elective Mathematics and any of the following:

  • City and Guilds Certificate in Electronics.
  • City and Guilds Certificate in Telecommunications.

(3)  Line Technician

REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible for this position, applicants must have 6 credits (not less than Grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics and any of the following:

  • Certificate in Fibre Optics Technology.
  • Certificate in RF Engineering.
  • Certificate in Satellite Communications.
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F. Directorate of Information Technology(DIT)

To be eligible for this position, applicants must have 6 credits (not less than Grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics and any of the following:

(1) Network Administration

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must possess N+ Certificate from a recognised Institution including knowledge in LINUX/Windows Server 2003, 2008 and above.

(2)  Database Administration

REQUIREMENTS:

Certification in My SQL, SQL, and Oracle from a recognised Institution.

(3) Computer Programming

REQUIREMENTS: Certification in VB, C++ and Java from a recognised Institution.

(4) Web Designing

REQUIREMENTS: Certification in HTML, PHP, CSS, CMS, Adobe and Photoshop from a recognised Institution.

G. Supply and Transport Corps

To be eligible for this position, applicants must have 6 credits (not less than Grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics and any of the following:

(1) Drivers

REQUIREMENTS: Professional Driving Licence Class B.

(2) Supply Clerks/Storeman

REQUIREMENTS:

Certificate in computer software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Corel Drawing etc) from a recognised Institution.

(3) Movement

REQUIREMENTS:

Diploma/Certificate in Freight Forwarding/Air Travel and Tour from a recognised Institution.

(4) Fireman/Woman

REQUIREMENTS:

Certificate in Fire Fighting from National Fire Service plus professional Driving Licence class B.

(5) Cooks

REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible for this position, applicants must have the following qualification from a recognised Institution.

  1. HND in Catering.
  2. Diploma in Catering.
  3. NVTI Grade I & II.

H. Public Relations Corps

In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

(1) Information Assistants 

REQUIREMENTS:   

Diploma/Certificate (not less than one year continuous study) from a recognised/accredited institution in Journalism, Public Relations, English Language /Literature, Broadcasting, Communication Studies or Photo journalism.

(2) Photographers

REQUIREMENTS:

Diploma/Certificate (not less than one year continuous study) from a recognised/accredited institution in general photography.

(3) Cinematographer

REQUIREMENTS:

Diploma/Certificate (not less than one year continuous study) from a recognised/accredited institution in Fine Art, Film Editing, Camera Work, Lighting, Film Directing, Sound, Graphic Design or Animation.

I. Ordnance Corps

(1)  Storeman/Woman

In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (not less than Grade C6) at WASSCE and Diploma in Business Studies and HND in Purchasing and Supply.

(2) Ammunition Technicians

In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (not less than Grade C6) at WASSCE including science subjects.

(3) Tailors

In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have any of the following:

  • GES Intermediate Certificate.
  • COVET Certificate II.

J. Clerk General Duties

In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (not less than Grade C6) at WASSCE including Credit in English and Mathematics and any of the following.

  1. RSA Stage III in secretarial duties and credit in typing.
  2. Typist Grade I and II Certificate from Government Secretarial School.
  3. Stenographer Grade II Certificate.
  4. DBS (Secretarial Option).
  5. Certificate in computer software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Corel Drawing etc) from a recognised Institution.

K. Education Corps

In addition to General Eligibility applicants must have 6 credits (not less than Grade C6) at WASSCE including English and Mathematics and any of the following.

  • Teachers Post-Secondary Certificate A.
  • Teachers Post-Secondary Certificate A (French).
  • Diploma in Education.
  • Diploma in Education (French)

Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment (2021) Academic Qualification 

A Bachelor or Master’s Degree in other relevant discipline in the quantitative field Or Higher national diploma in relevant discipline in the quantitative field
Computer literacy and conversant with Microsoft office, Web Applications and the use of relevant applications for efficient delivery of service.

Important Things to Note About the GAF Recruitment 

Firstly, the application process is only done online. Don’t let anyone beguile you.

Secondly, the recruitment forms for the exercise  are not to be sold out. it is absolutely free.

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Thirdly, Read and understand  the guidelines carefully before filling the application form.

Fourthly, You are expected and advised not to submit your application twice; you will be disqualified.

All academic certificates will be vetted at WAEC, and any applicant who is found to have presented forged document will be prosecuted.

Lastly, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited for further processes.

How to Apply for Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment 2021

All applicants are required to carefully read through the entry requirements for clarification before application. Take note of all required data in the subsequent steps.

Acquire a scratch card at FIFTY GHANA CEDIS (GH₵50.00) from selected post offices nation-wide.

Scratch gently to reveal the “PIN” code. The scratch card can be used for three times until a record is successfully submitted.

Log on to the recruitment portal — http://www.gafrecruitment.com with any of the following browsers:

  • Mozilla Firefox.
  • Google Chrome.
  • Microsoft Edge.

Read through the entry requirements thoroughly.

Ensure your mobile phone’s Cell Broadcast Message Service is turned “ON”. This can be done by going through the following steps on your phone:

Message Settings

Find “Cell Broadcast/Broadcast Message/CB Activation/Advertisement” depending on your brand of mobile phone.

Set activation “ON”.

Set all channels to “RECEIVE” and exit message settings.

Then, click on the Apply Now Tab to open the applicant authentication page.

Enter your card Serial NumberPIN code and select your preferred Arm of Service, type of commission and click Submit”.

Enter your personal details and take note of the following from Pages 1 to 3:

Page 1; Select your desired vacancy and provide all other required data.

Page 2; Upload a scanned copy of your passport-sized photograph of dimension (170 x 150 pixels), enter a valid e-mail address, personal mobile phone number in the format (233244123456) and enter any other required data.

 Page 3; Enter the results of only the TWO required core subjects on your WASSCE/SSSCE Certificate, that is; CORE MATHEMATICS AND CORE ENGLISH.

Enter your WASSCE or SSSCE Index numberWASSCE or SSSCE Certificate Serial Number.

Upload only scanned copies of the following; WASSCE or SSSCE Certificate and Degree Certificate.  NB:  Each scanned document (Passport picture, WASSCE or SSSCE Certificate, Degree Certificate) to be uploaded, should not exceed 1(One) Megabyte and should be in JPEG picture format only.

Click on the Preview Button to see a summary page of all data provided.

Click on the SUBMIT button and expect an instant e-mail and text message, which includes your unique system generated Identification Number.

Print and keep a copy of the generated report as you will be required to present it, if you are Qualified.

However, if you lose your copy of the final report, go back to the recruitment portal, click on the PRINT SUMMARY Tab, enter your unique identification number sent to you by SMS/E-mail and order a re-print.

If you have any difficulties about the Ghana Armed Forces Recruitment 2021 please let us know in the comment section below, also feel free to ask us any question and we would promptly reply.

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